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Stainless Steel Silo Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of stainless steel silo manufacturers and suppliers. Find stainless steel silo companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture stainless steel silos to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top stainless steel silo manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the stainless steel silo companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of ss storage silos, grain silos, and custom fabricated steel silos of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Carol Stream, IL

    Here at Frain Industries, Inc. we offer an extensive line of stainless steel tanks. These tanks come in a wide range of shapes and sizes based on their application. Our tank sizes range from 5 gallons to 10,000 gallons and these tanks can be customized to meet your application needs. Our tanks can be designed in a number of different styles including: jacketed, single wall, vertical, horizontal, cone bottom, dish bottom, insulated and much more. Contact us today to learn more!

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  • Oak Lawn, IL

    For 50 years G & F Manufacturing has been a leading quality stainless steel tank manufacturer for many industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage. Their storage containers offer quality workmanship & durability. G & F offers standard & custom vessels for storage & mixing which include open & closed top vertical & horizontal storage & mixing tanks with capacities to 10,000 gallons. Give us a call to learn more!

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  • Massillon, OH

    At Weston & Associates, we take pride in our extensive range of stainless steel tanks, meticulously designed and crafted to cater to a myriad of industries. Our tanks are not just products; they are a testament to our relentless pursuit of quality and functionality. We understand that each client is unique, and our diverse portfolio of tanks reflects our adaptability in customizing solutions that align seamlessly with individual requirements.

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  • Minooka, IL

    At True-Blue Welding and Fabrication LLC, we pride ourselves on our expertise in crafting high-quality stainless steel tanks. Our journey is defined by a relentless pursuit of perfection and a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of our clients. Join countless satisfied clients who have entrusted us with their most demanding projects and experience the True-Blue difference today.

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  • Sauk City, WI

    Badger Fabrication is a family owned, custom stainless steel and waterjet cutting fabricator. We serve the food, diary and construction industry. Our state-of-the-art capabilities and craftsmanship will provide the quality, design and performance your application requires. We can provide finished products such as single shell tanks, mixers, enclosures, sanitary fittings, conduit hangers and more.

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  • Kitchener, ON

    We offer a full range of stainless steel tanks such as vertical single wall tanks, process columns, portable mix tanks, cooking & pasteurizing kettle, specialty tanks, and more. We are committed to assisting you with finding a tank that meets your needs and these reliable products are very affordable.

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Stainless Steel Silos Industry Information

Stainless Steel Silos

Stainless steel silos are large cylindrical storage structures made of steel alloyed with a minimum of 10% chromium and other alloys. The ratios of the materials vary the characteristics of the stainless steel, and there are hundreds of grades; silos are most frequently constructed of 304 and 316 stainless steel.

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Advantages to Stainless Steel Silos

Stainless steel is an effective conductor of thermal heat and resists high temperature oxidation which makes it suitable for outdoor use in many different climates. It’s a versatile and common metal that is resistant to corrosion, staining, peeling and cracking. The familiar cylindrical shape of these silos is meant to resist hydraulic pressure, and they always contain at least one manway, or opening, for pressure control.

Because stainless steel is easy to clean and has no pores that would absorb or release impurities, these silos are used in the chemical, food processing, mining, pharmaceutical, plastics and water works industries holding substances like milk, crushed limestone powder or corn seed.

Types of Stainless Steel Silos

Of the three types of silos—tower, bag and bunker—stainless steel tower silos are the most widely used. Mainly found on a farm and used in the agricultural industry to store crops or animal feed, known as silage, stainless steel silos range in size and capacity, sometimes containing hundreds of tons of storage.

Stainless Steel Silo Design

Silos are typically the largest stainless steel storage container on the market, ranging from 10 to 90 feet in diameter and 30 to 275 feet in height. Because stainless steel is easy to clean and has no pores that would absorb or release impurities, these silos are used in the chemical, food processing, mining, pharmaceutical, plastics and water works industries holding substances like milk, crushed limestone powder or corn seed.

Materials Used in Stainless Steel Silos

The process of constructing a stainless steel silo begins with steel, an alloy metal consisting mostly of iron. Chromium is added to the metal; the percentage of chromium determines the grade and corrosion resistance of the final product. Steel and the alloys are melted together in an electric arc furnace and then annealed, a process that alternately heats and cools the steel until hardened. A thin flexible layer of chromium oxide forms on the outside surface, coating it and in essence sealing it off from abrasive substances. For a silo, the stainless steel is roll-formed. A long strip of stainless steel is fed through a series of rollers that gradually bend the steel into shape. Since the stainless steel is worked in a cold state, the results are typically lighter and stronger than if the steel had been stretched while hot. After the large curved sheets are cut and prepared, they can be fastened together with bolts or welded, which ensures a seamless watertight construction. If the size allows it, silos are transported on a special delivery truck and then erected by a crane.

Depending on the intended use of the silo, a 45 or 60 degree stainless steel cone can be fitted on the bottom to allow a consistent flow of material. Other nozzles, doors, pipes and fittings are added; some silos require heating, refrigeration or have an agitator installed. The stainless steel silo can sit on the ground or be supported on a stand to allow for easy access to the material inside. The stands vary in size and strength as well as design and can be elevated, legged or skirted.



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